610002 VU Introduction to American Cultures

summer semester 2021 | Last update: 18.11.2021 Place course on memo list
610002
VU Introduction to American Cultures
VU 2
2,5
weekly
each semester
English

Overview of the basic concepts and contexts of this domain, which will be acquired with texts and topics about American cultural studies.

Introduction to theories, methods, and contexts of cultural studies. The main topic are the geographical, historical, political, sociocultural, and gender-specific conditions of the American cultural sphere, whose interdependence will be examined in a theory-driven exploration.

Lecture inputs, weekly readings/viewings, presentations, group work, discussions.

Active class participation, student presentations, final virtual oral exam.

Course materials will be posted on OLAT.

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02.03.2021